Senior Principal Ground Software Sustainment Engineer, TS/SCI, Space Satellite Systems

Northrop Grumman
Dulles, VA
Nov 28, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10015609 Category: Engineering Location: Dulles - VA, United States of America Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship Clearance Type: SCI Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position Shift: Days (United States of America) Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time Positions Available: 1 At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems is seeking a Software Engineer to support sustainment, support, and future enhancements. Must be a highly motivated engineer with a broad brush of skills and experience that allow them to troubleshoot and remediate basic ground segment defects including software defects, environmental limitations and configuration issues that affect ground software execution and nominal operation. This position will be located in Dulles, VA and has a secondary location in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Candidates must have an active TS/SCI Clearance to start. What You'll Get to Do: Support Operations ground software and associated configurations. This will involve troubleshooting both software errors and hardware affecting the operation of ground software. Support Acceptance Test events, including running tests Configuration of ground segment software Resolution and remediation of software defects Software Enhancements as directed by customer change requests or mission needs. Ground software support during launch and launch rehearsal events Support the installation of new ground segment software in operational, development and test environments. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in engineering, software, or related field 9 years of related experience, or 7 years with a Masters, or 4 years with a PhD Linux experience C/C++, Bash scripting Active or Current Top Secret/SCI Clearance Preferred Qualifications: Experience with MAESTRO ground software LEX/YAC Java, Perl, Python FSTOL Salary Range: 114000 - 171100 Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit US Citizenship is required for most positions.

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